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Tonkinson Family History

Tonkinson Name Meaning
English (West Midlands): patronymic from the personal name Tonkin. 1881.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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11,278 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
449 Military Records
449 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tonkinson Families

  • Number of Tonkinson families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tonkinson families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tonkinson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tonkinson Family Origin

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Tonkinson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tonkinson

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Tonkinson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tonkinson census records

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Tonkinson Civil War Service Records

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